Is your repository a thing of beauty? Do you love to show off a particular collection, project, group of volunteers, or event?
Then this call is for you! Show your archives pride by sharing your favorite images with the AAO.
Now that the AAO has a new-and-improved website (http://aao-archivists.ca), we are also updating other AAO promotional items such as:
• AAO brochures
• Featuring AAO institutional members on the AAO website
• AAO communications material
Show your support for the AAO by sharing photographs featuring your archives!
Full credit will be given to each contributor, along with a link to your website (or Archeion page).
• Photograph Title
• Website Link
Submissions must be out of copyright and will be shared with the AAO with the understanding that the images will be used in AAO promotional items or on the AAO website. By submitting an image you are agreeing to allow the AAO the right to use that image in various promotional documents.
Promote your institution by participating today!
The all new Archeion site is now live and ready for archivists to use to edit or add new descriptions of their holdings. The AAO would like to thank our colleagues at Artefactual Systems for their assistance in upgrading the site.
New features include different ways of browsing descriptions and the ability for institutions to add their own logo and banner to their repository pages. Try it out today!
We all know that paper deteriorates - but do you know what to do about it?
Join the Archives Association of Ontario's Southwestern Ontario Chapter (SWOC) as we learn how to properly flatten, clean, repair and store paper documents. This 3 hour workshop will introduce you to basic conservation practices in a fun, hands-on session.
Weldon Library, Western University
March 15th, 2014
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Instructors: Mary Gladwin and Liz Mayville, County of Oxford Archives
Cost: $20 for AAO Members, $40 for Non-members
MAXIMUM 15 participants! Sign up early to guarantee your spot.
* Note: all participants will be provided with a take home kit of sample products
The AAO has made a submission to the Royal Society of Canada Expert Panel on the Status and Future of Canada's Library and Archives. It can be viewed here.
Thank you to Samantha Thompson of the Communications and Advocacy Committee for assistance in drafting the submission.
Thursday 16 January 2014 at 5:30pm
Maclean Hunter Room, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
120 St George Street,
Space is Limited!
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